Ask and You Will Receive

Isaac pleaded with the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was unable to have children. The LORD answered Isaac’s prayer, and Rebekah became pregnant with twins. (Genesis 25:21 NLT) Isaac prayed twenty years for his barren wife Rebekah, and the Lord answered his prayer by giving Rebekah twin sons. It amazes me howContinue reading “Ask and You Will Receive”

Foiled Plans

Someone told David, “Ahithophel is helping Absalom plot against you!” David said, “Please, LORD, keep Ahithophel’s plans from working!” (2 Samuel 15:31 CEV) David continued to endure divine discipline because of his sins of adultery and murder. Not only did David lose a child, but he also faced terrible opposition from one of his ownContinue reading “Foiled Plans”

He Wants to Give You Far More

He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all–how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? (Romans 8:32 NIV) Some people have a hard time believing that God wants to give them His best. It has never occurred to them that although they mayContinue reading “He Wants to Give You Far More”

Don’t Go Into Premature Labour

People ruin their lives by their own stupidity, so why does God always get blamed? (Proverbs 19:3 MSG) I heard an analogy about waiting on God that really stuck with me. The person explained how no woman wants to give birth prematurely. In fact, she’s worried and upset when she has to give birth beforeContinue reading “Don’t Go Into Premature Labour”

Successful Battles

Whenever the ark set out, Moses said,“Rise up, LORD!May your enemies be scattered;may your foes flee before you. ”Whenever it came to rest, he said,“Return, LORD, to the countless thousands of Israel. ” (Numbers 10:35-36 NIV) We’d all be wise to pray Moses’ prayer each day. Unaware of what our Enemy, the Devil, and hisContinue reading “Successful Battles”